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South Korea: Accelerate Rights Reforms

Expand The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics mascots and the Olympic Rings are displayed at Gyeongpodae beach in Gangneung, South Korea, October 31, 2017. © 2017 Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters (Seoul) – President Moon Jae-In should step up human rights reforms and amnesty jailed trade unionists as South Korea opens the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on February 9, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. “As the PyeongChang Winter Olympics open, the world is watching South Korea,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “President Moon Jae-In, a former student activist and human rights lawyer,…

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